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Music

A week of music across the country

The 'Fête de la Musique' will take place from 15th to 21st June, with a varied programme across the whole country.

Saying there is something for everyone would be an understatement. In Luxembourg, the 'Fête de la Musique' which used to be celebrated on 21st June - like everywhere else around the globe -, is such a success story that it is split into regional editions that form one big national festival over the course of several days.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things for you to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - take your pick.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our team has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Economy

Export Awards - for the best exporters

For the fourth time, the 'Export Award' prize has been awarded to three businesses in recognition of their export performance. First prize went to Luxscan Technologies S.à.r.l.

The Grand Duchy's foreign trading is in good health. With a dynamic and widely open economy, Luxembourg exports more than 85% of its production. The country's current account is largely surplus, which is good news for national employment.

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History

A monument in memory of the Holocaust

The monument in memory of the victims of the Holocaust will be inaugurated on Sunday, 17 June. The monument is the work of Franco-Israeli sculptor Shelomo Selinger.

The monument in memory of the victims of the Holocaust will be inaugurated on Sunday, 17 June. The monument, the work of Franco-Israeli sculptor Shelomo Selinger, a survivor of the death camps, has been erected in the square near the former Sainte-Sophie buildings on Boulevard Roosevelt in Luxembourg City, on the site of the first synagogue.

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Education and training

University of Luxembourg - 12th in global ranking of 'young universities'

The Grand Duchy has slipped down one place but maintains excellent results in the ranking published in the British weekly 'Times Higher Education'.

The University of Luxembourg has been mentioned in the latest ranking published by the famous British publication 'Times Higher Education', in 12th place in its 'Young University Ranking' for 2018. Although it has slipped down one place since last year, the University is still highly competitive.

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Economy

Growth in 2019 - all indicators are green

According to STATEC's latest forecasts, public finances are pointing in the right direction in the coming years, despite inflation currently running at 1.3%.

Despite a rather disappointing initial estimate of growth for 2017, the Grand Duchy's statistics portal is expecting Luxembourg's economy to fare well in 2018.

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Economy

Five Luxembourgish start-ups in the USA - from coast to coast

Taking a closer look at Big Data and applied Artificial Intelligence

Luxinnovation and five incubators have selected five Luxembourgish start-ups for an opportunities and discovery trip to the USA, on the themes of applied Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. Throughout the month of June 2018, the start-ups will be able to meet potential partners, and above all take part in a course organised by the company BootstrapLabs.

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Technology

Technoport - 20 years already!

The incubator at Technoport S.A., for hosting and helping tech start-ups, has just reached its 20th anniversary.

The first incubator at the Luxembourg Technoport has just celebrated its 20 years. The celebrations took place from 6 to 8 June in Belval, with the hosting of the annual congress of the EBN (European BIC network), a pan-European network of structures like the Technoport.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - take your pick.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our team have selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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  • Updated 15-06-2018